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RE: Tried and true easy recipes (Follow-Up #10)

posted by: patti43 on 06.14.2013 at 07:57 pm in Kitchen Table Forum

This looks like a lot of ingredients, but it's fairly simple and our grownup kids just love it. It makes a crockpot full, so you may want to cut the recipe in half. Or freeze in in meal-size portions.

CROCK POT SPANISH RICE

2 pounds lean ground chuck
2 medium onions, chopped
2 green peppers, chopped
2 cans (14 1/2 ounces) tomatoes
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1 cup water
2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
2 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 cup rice, (not Minute Rice) uncooked

Brown beef in skillet and drain off fat. Put all ingredients in CROCK-POT. Stir thoroughly. Cover and cook on Low 4-5 hours. (High: 3 hours). This recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free.

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clipped on: 06.16.2013 at 01:30 pm    last updated on: 06.16.2013 at 01:30 pm

RE: Tried and true easy recipes (Follow-Up #2)

posted by: sweet_betsy on 06.14.2013 at 01:15 pm in Kitchen Table Forum

This is fast and delicious!

Ham and Potato Soup (Allrecipes)
8 servings
3 1/2 cups peeled and diced potatoes
1/3 cup diced celery
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
3/4 cup diced cooked ham
3 1/4 cups water
2 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 teaspoon ground white or black pepper, or to taste
5 tablespoons butter
5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups milk

Directions

1.Combine the potatoes, celery, onion, ham and water in a stockpot. Bring to a boil, then cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender, about 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in the chicken bouillon, salt and pepper.

2.In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour with a fork, and cook, stirring constantly until thick, about 1 minute. Slowly stir in milk as not to allow lumps to form until all of the milk has been added. Continue stirring over medium-low heat until thick, 4 to 5 minutes.

3.Stir the milk mixture into the stockpot, and cook soup until heated through. Serve immediately.

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clipped on: 06.16.2013 at 01:25 pm    last updated on: 06.16.2013 at 01:29 pm

RE: Tried and true easy recipes (Follow-Up #5)

posted by: ravencajun on 06.14.2013 at 03:06 pm in Kitchen Table Forum

do you know about our recipe archives? There you will find lots and lots of our tried and true recipes including a section of crockpot recipes.
KT Gathering Place
there at the Gathering place you will see up in the top left side links to the various recipe areas.

Here is my completely self created recipe for beef stew in the crockpot and it is definitely tried and true.

Crock Pot Stew
1lg red onion chopped
2lg carrots well scrubbed cut in rounds(do not peel)
2red potatoes cubed(i don't peel)
1pk lipton onion soup mix
1stalk chopped celery
sliced mushrooms(fresh)about a handful(this is optional)
1lb lean stew meat
1can cream of onion soup or cream of celery soup
1/2cup flour
2TBS worstershire sauce
1 1/2to2TBS cajun seasoning(I use Tony Chacheres)
1TBS garlic salt
1soupcan of milk
1soupcan of water
*1cup frozen peas
Spray inside of crock pot with pam.
Put flour and meat in a zip lock bag and shake till coated
Put all ingredients in crock pot, pour meat and flour in crock pot
Mix VERY well (add any other seasonings you desire)
*Put the frozen peas in during the last 30 mins of cooking
Cook on high till potatoes are done (4hrs)
*optional ingredient 1TBS kitchen bouquet(adds flavor)

this one is TandT also and makes a lot so you can have left overs or freeze it.
Black Bean Creole

Ingredients

3 pounds smoked sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
5 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, partially drained
1-1/2 cups onions, chopped
1-1/2 cups green pepper, chopped
1-1/2 cups celery, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons leaf thyme
1-1/2 teaspoons leaf oregano
1-1/2 teaspoons black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 chicken bouillon cube
5 bay leaves
8 ounces tomato sauce
1 cup water
Instructions

Combine all ingredients in a crockpot. Cover and cook on low 8 hours or high 4 hours. Remove bay leaves. Serve with corn chips, cheese and sour cream. Or over cooked rice.

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clipped on: 06.16.2013 at 01:26 pm    last updated on: 06.16.2013 at 01:27 pm